FORT WORTH (CBSDFW.COM) - It is starting to appear former U.S. Rep. Beto O'Rourke is leaning towards a presidential bid.
Late Wednesday afternoon, a spokesperson released a statement from the former Congressman from El Paso saying, "Amy and I have made a decision about how we can best serve our country. We are excited to share it with everyone soon."
According to the Dallas Morning News, citing confidants close to O'Rourke, he will not challenge Sen. John Cornyn for his senate seat in 2020.
"I have been thinking about running for president," O'Rourke told Winfrey as the packed audience cheered. The 46-year-old Democrat cited his desire to help unify the country. "I'm so excited at the prospect of being able to play that role."
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